Man arrested after high-speed police chase in Heanor and Cotmanhay

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A man has been arrested after a high-speed police chase.

A patrol car spotted a BMW allegedly driving at speed through Heanor town centre at 5.20am this morning.

Police went after the vehicle and the force’s helicopter was scrambled to help locate the car.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “The car was located in Marsh Avenue in Cotmanhay and a 31-year-old man was arrested nearby on suspicion of dangerous driving, drink-driving and drug-driving.”

The man was released on bail after being questioned by police.